Job description

Duke Regional Hospital has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties and the surrounding communities for nearly 40 years. With more than 1,900 employees, its focus is on providing outstanding medical care with compassionate, personalized service in a comfortable community hospital setting. Duke Regional Hospital has 369 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services, and also offers care at the Duke Rehabilitation Institute and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center. In fiscal year 2018, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,299 patients and had 165,953 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.

U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #10 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19.

Duke Nursing Highlights:

  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet® organization
  • Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina’s Great 100 Nurses.
  • Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
  • Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
  • Relocation Assistance!

Occ Summary

  • Manage, coordinate and participate in a variety of administrative and/or clinical activities focused on rehab services.
  • Prepare and manage budgets
  • Supervise staff and develop policies and procedures consistent with program objectives for Rehab.

Preferred Skill Sets

  • Rehab experience (Strongly Preferred)
  • Case Management
  • Utilization

Work Performed

  • Administer and coordinate operational activities of assigned program or hospital unit within Nursing Services
  • Make decisions on specific operating concerns and issue instructions in accordance with departmental policies and procedures
  • Plan, develop and implement goals and objectives of assigned program or unit in conjunction with appropriate division director and/or department head
  • Evaluate program objectives on a continual basis
  • Implement changes to existing policies and procedures as appropriate
  • Determine fiscal requirements and prepare budgetary recommendations
  • Monitor costs and expenditures of program activities and authorize expenditures of program funds
  • Participate in establishing and maintaining communication between ancillary department and physicians, nursing personnel and other health care professionals regarding program and/or unit policies and procedures.
  • Plan and conduct meetings with subordinates to ensure compliance with established practices and keep employees abreast of current standards; develop, in conjunction with others, appropriate training and employee orientation programs
  • Assist in the selection, provision and control of material resources required for subsequent performance of duties to include equipment, supplies, space and facilities; establish standards to ensure cost containment and to optimize working environment
  • Administer various personnel actions including, but not limited to, hiring, performance appraisals, disciplinary actions and other related activities
  • Compile and maintain records, reports and documentation of program and/or unit activities to be used for program evaluation

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities



  • BSN Required


  • 3 years of nursing experience within a rehab facility or unit

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

  • Current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina required.
  • BLS required.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.




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Posted: 8/28/2020
Application Due: 10/27/2020
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